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COLLEGE PROFILE

Alcorn State University

Lorman, MS

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $21,922
Out-of-state: $30,971
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,384
Out-of-state: $15,433
Room and Board
$8,996
Books and Supplies
$1,510
Other Expenses
$5,032
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Not reported
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 15
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002396
Free
Institution's own form 

PROFILE OF 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants494 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need494 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid494 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met49 (9.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met52%
Average Award$14,826
Need-Based Gift
Received by 470 (95.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,516
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 372 (75.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,532
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 163 (33.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift134 (27.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,456
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,650 (64.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,591 (61.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,591 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met138 (8.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met48%
Average Award$15,322
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,487 (93.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,388
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,329 (83.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,078
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 384 (24.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift491 (19.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,556
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
90%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$34,725
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
162
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
171
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
1
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
55
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,172
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 2.95 3.20 423 420 417 20
Low 2.40 2.50 380 400 380 16
High 3.54 3.88 470 440 470 23
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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